The Maple Creek eighth grade boys 8th grade boys won NHMLC championship! They defeated Woodside 50–46 in an overtime thriller that has become an instant classic. Zane Burke was clutch down the stretch finishing with 16 points. Matt Rumpz and Hunter Mertz dominated the glass the entire game which led to a combined 18 points. Drew Beverly got hot from downtown with a pair of three-pointers. Mike Eley and Jackson Stenger both chipped in on the score board. Carson Hart, Caden Houser, and Ryan Preston all save significant minutes. This was a true team effort and championship. Thank you to all of the stakeholders that came out and supported your 2016-2017 NHMLC Champs!
Article and photos by Crysta Burke